Near to the stunning Yorkshire Dales, Leeds offers hen parties a great eclectic mix of things to do to ensure the hen weekend is special. Think relaxing Spa weekends, adventurous outdoor challenges, indulgent gastro delights and never ending retail therapy. The largest City in West Yorkshire it has many exciting pockets for hen groups to explore and boasts a buzzing & well established nightlife thanks to its student population.
Enjoy a relaxing half or full day at an indulgent Spa with beauty treatments sure to relax the bride-to-be before her big day.
Explore the River
Explore Leeds from a whole different angle. Travel along the waterways in style with afternoon tea or even a meal.
Leeds offers a fantastic shopping experience, from all the major high street names to quirky boutiques and in the stylish and elegant Victoria Quarter there are oodles of designer shops. Trinity Leeds is a huge retail area with over 120 high street names.
This is great for a picnic, playing tennis or enjoying numerous strolls around the place. It won the ‘Best Public Park’ award in 2014!
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Bars & Restaurants
Described as ‘clean and dirty at the same time’, MOJO is a cool joint to reside in late at night. Great cocktails, it plays rock and roll music spanning five decades.
If you are looking for a really tasty quick and easy lunch, this Mediterranean restaurant gets rave reviews with its’ mix of hummus, pita and falafel.
A relaxed place for a few drinks and even some food. Near to the train station this is well worth a visit and a must if you like gin!
This place is a massive party venue with 8 themed bars and party spaces with dance floors, food and plenty of drinks choices. So, if you fancy putting your dancing shoes & joining the throng, this is great!
There are loads of other great places in Leeds, let us know what sort of things you like and we can come up with some ideas.
April: Cocktail Festival
In the town hall, cocktail enthusiasts meet to watch the mastery involved in creating delicious cocktails. See website
August: leeds Festival
For all you music lovers out there, this festival has some great line ups but get your tickets early.
August: Leeds West Indian Carnival
Europe’s longest running authentic Caribbean carnival parade. What started in the 1960’s as one man’s remedy for West Indian homesickness is now the perfect blend of jaw-dropping costumes, infectious tropical rhythms, mouth-watering food and entertainment for everyone.
December: Leeds Christmas Market
Stock up for Christmas browsing these traditional stalls selling all sorts of unique Christmas presents.
The first ever moving pictures were filmed in Leeds in 1888.
M&S began in Leeds.
Cluedo was invented in 1949, by Waddingtons, in Leeds.
Getting to Leeds
Direct trains from London to Leeds is just 2 hours away. You can easily connect with Edinburgh, York, Liverpool & Manchester. By Car:
Located on the crossroads of the M62 and M1 with the A1/M1 link, it’s easy to reach from any direction.